FAQ

Here are answers to some of your questions about donating your organs and tissues.

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Organ Donor Register

The Organ Donor Register is a list of people who want to donate their organs and/or tissue to help save or enhance lives.

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Organ donation and transplantation

Donation for transplant can be the best treatment for most people with organs and/or tissue failure.

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Is organ donation law changing?

An outline of the current organ donation laws in the different countries across the United Kingdom.

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Organ donor card

About getting an organ donor card and why, once you've got one, it is still so important that your family and friends know your decision.

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Religion

Most religious groups in the UK support organ donation and transplant.

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Consent

We will only use your organs and tissue for transplant or research with yours or your family's consent.

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Eligibility

Everyone can become an organ donor- there is no age limit.